At $44, the Intex Aqua T2 seems to be the world's cheapest Android KitKat smartphone

At $44, the Intex Aqua T2 seems to be the world's cheapest Android KitKat smartphone
Although there are lots of cheap Android handsets out there, most of them run older versions of Google’s mobile OS. What’s more, very few cost less than $50 unlocked. So we were surprised to find out about the Intex Aqua T2, a brand new Android KitKat smartphone that costs just $44.

Introduced this week in India, the Aqua T2 will be available to buy for 2,699 INR - which means about $44, as we already mentioned. As far as we know, this is the cheapest Android KitKat handset ever. For example, it’s much cheaper than the recently announced Android One smartphones that are being released in India for around $100 each.

Naturally, the Intex Aqua T2 is a very low-end device. It sports a 3.5-inch display with 320 x 480 pixels, and doesn’t have 3G connectivity. Other features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, a 2 MP rear camera with LED flash, VGA front-facing camera, dual-core 1.3 GHz MediaTek processor, 256 MB of RAM, 512 MB of internal memory, microSD card support, and a 1200 mAh battery. 

The new handset has dual SIM capabilities, and will be exclusively available via Flipkart (one of India’s largest online retailers), coming in either black, or blue. In case you're wondering, the Intex Aqua T2 will most probably not be released in other parts of the world.


source: Flipkart via Android OS, FoneArena

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16 Comments

1. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

It has front cam but no 3g, LoL .

3. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

if you use this, don't install any app. ram is only 256MB, phone will crawl. There are may China-made unbranded phones that are sold way cheaper than this at almost the same hardware config.

5. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Are you sure they are cheaper than this $44 phone? ;) .I would like to know what phone it is.

8. garlic456

Posts: 251; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

My Xperia X8 had a smooth performance with 168 mb of ram.

11. g2a5b0e unregistered

With only 256GB of RAM, this phone will crawl regardless of whether or not you install apps.

12. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

With "256GB" of RAM...any phone fly off the shelves....

14. g2a5b0e unregistered

Nice catch. Touche.

2. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

meh... lenovo provides better spec with that price range

4. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Which lenovo phone? Tell me the name and price please.

6. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

buy this phone and you won't regret if you simply intend to waste money

7. Sovat_fc

Posts: 224; Member since: Aug 30, 2014

Welcome to 2011 Smartphone

10. sgodsell

Posts: 7195; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

In 2011 they NEVER had $44 smart phones. You do know you are trying to cut up a KitKat smart phone that's priced at $44. Also KitKat only came out at the end of last year.

9. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

What a nice paper weight hehehe

13. oborawatabinost

Posts: 45; Member since: May 18, 2014

Glad to see a new enthusiast flagship maker on the market. Price is a bit to high bit that's what you have to expect for such huge performance.

15. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Phone Arena should buy this phone and review it, I think the results would be hilarious!

16. rajenderpal

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 24, 2015

intex is the worst phone to buy. I have 101 reasons why not to buy an intex phone. From day first the phone contact automatically gets deleted. Though I hv been importing, adding, contacts to diff places like phone, sim, etc. absolutely no import feature. Battery back is worst. The phone is hardly 3 months and battery gets dead by 3 hours on using wifi. Hanging during call recieve, auto call end, and removal etc is almost a reward from the company. Above all where ever you go, may u stand under your personal network tower...you wont be able to listen you the callers sound neither the other end person will be blessed of your voice.If i am I wont consider it a phone. It a complete fraud with the customers who relied upon the company for legacy in computers hardware.

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